cut-throat lark, noun phrase

Origin:
So named for the orange throat-patch.
obs.
The kalkoentjie (sense 1), Macronyx capensis.
1884 Layard & Sharpe Birds of S. Afr. 530This handsome pipit, which is called the ‘Cut-throat lark’ by the English colonists, Kalkoentje by the Dutch, is common throughout all the open country of the Colony.
1913 C. Pettman Africanderisms 245Macronyx capensis..is also called the Cut-throat lark.
1923 Haagner & Ivy Sketches of S. Afr. Bird-Life 201The Orange-throated Longclaw..is known as the Cut-throat Lark or kalkoentjie (little Turkey).
1931 Guide to Vertebrate Fauna of E. Cape Prov. (Albany Museum) I. 87Macronyx Capensis Linn. Cape Longclaw..Cut-throat Lark or Skylark.
The kalkoentjie (sense 1), Macronyx capensis.

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